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Rochester Police Department was also responsible for the handcuffing and pepper spraying of a 9-year-old Black girl last month.
Two other officers in Rochester, New York, were placed on administrative leave for their roles in a disturbance in which the child was forced into a police car.
A man and a woman were killed at a backyard gathering. No suspects were in custody as of early Saturday afternoon.
Newly released emails show Rochester police commanders urged city officials to hold off on releasing bodycam footage.
Prude, a 41-year-old Black man, died a week after Rochester police put a spit hood over his head and held him down until he stopped breathing.
Mayor Lovely Warren and her police chief declined to resign but said the city would make mental health professionals more available for police calls.
Daniel Prude died March 30 after he was taken off life support, seven days after the encounter with police in Rochester.
Hercules is trained to "hunt down any loose treats."
The police department said he won't receive any special commendations, but we can think of a few he should get.
Rochester Police responded to a very important call over the weekend. Well, important depending on how much you love baby skunks.